The Position: Director of Newborn Services
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Denver Health (DH) is seeking a Director of Newborn Services (board certified in neonatal-perinatal medicine) to join a group of three neonatologists. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at DH is a Level III NICU with 20 beds, an average of 325 admissions/year, and an average daily census of 11. The NICU is supported by four maternal-fetal medicine specialists and several on-site pediatric subspecialists including surgery, neurosurgery, radiology, anesthesia, and neurology. NICU staff provide clinical services including mechanical ventilation, total body cooling, and 24hr video EEG monitoring.
DH delivers more than 3,000 babies each year and has a Level I/II nursery staffed by pediatricians. DH also has a large Pediatric Inpatient Unit and a thriving Pediatric Intensive Care Unit with pediatric intensivists.
About Denver Health
Denver Health is a physician-led, nonprofit, academic healthcare system dedicated to patient care, research, and education. The hospital provides care for the majority of uninsured and Medicaid patients in Denver County. The patient population includes more than 60,000 children and serves more than 170,000 individuals every year. DH also serves as the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center and is a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center.
Denver Health is affiliated with Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, making it an important teaching site for pediatric residents and medical students. All Denver Health providers have faculty appointments at the University. There are ample opportunities to lecture, perform research, initiate quality improvement projects, and to collaborate with local neonatology colleagues.
The ideal candidate must be committed to both excellent patient care and clinical education. Administrative experience is preferred. DH offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is committed to diversity and equal opportunity hiring. Employment at DH is suitable for J-1 waiver requirements and possible student loan forgiveness.